There is no shortage of great photo opportunities on Senja and Kongeporten (The King’s bridge) on the way up to Inste Kongen is easily one of the most instagrammable spots on the island. Throughout the hike up to Inste Kongen, you will be surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the mountains and fjords which continue all the way north of Senja.
Be aware that this is a very demanding hike with lots of loose stones, unstable footing, and steep cliffs. The hike does not follow a marked trail, so study the map carefully and know exactly where you are going before embarking on this adventure.
Hamn i Senja, Skagi Senja and Mefjord Brygge all offer hotel rooms as well as apartments with self-catering possibilities. Each has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and a bar.
- Remember to bring water, it is not possible to fill up along the route.
- This is is a long and demanding route, so make sure to bring extra food and clothes.
Tips and hints
- Free parking
- Free toilets in the school during summer
Coming from the west along road 862, turn left after Medfjordbotn and head towards Fjordgård. After the tunnel, stay left. Follow this road for about 4 kilometers into Fjordgård.
Turn left up the hill behind Segla Grill towards the school. Above the school is a free parking lot and the trailhead.